Nikolai Sorokin

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Nikolai Sorokin
Born Nikolai Evgenievich Sorokin
(1952-02-15)15 February 1952
Cossack Hutor Vesyolovsky District, Rostov Oblast, Soviet Union
Died 26 March 2013(2013-03-26) (aged 61)
Rostov-on-Don, Russian Federation
Nationality Russian
Occupation actor, Theatre director
Years active 1975-2013
Spouse(s) Tamara Aleksandrovna Sorokina
Children Alina Sorokina

Nikolai Evgenievich Sorokin (Russian: Николай Евгеньевич Сорокин; February 15, 1952 — March 26, 2013) was a Russian theatre and film actor, theatre director, educator, and People's Artist of Russia (1999). Artistic director of the Rostov-on-Don academic drama theatre of a name Maxim Gorky, deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation of the 3rd convocation.


Nikolai Sorokin was born on February 15, 1952 in the Hutor Cossack Vesyolovsky District of Rostov Region, Russian's territory.
In 1975 he graduated from the Rostov art school (teacher of actor skill People's Artist of the USSR Mikhail Bushnov) and went to work in the Rostov drama theatre.
In 1984, Nikolai studied in Moscow, he graduated from the actor faculty of GITIS (teacher of actor skill People's Artist of the USSR Elina Bystritskaya).
In 1996, Nikolai Sorokin appointed artistic director of the Rostov academic drama theatre of a name Maxim Gorky.
From 1999 to 2003 — Deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation of the third convocation (vice-Chairperson of the committee on culture and tourism), a member of the political party United Russia.
Since 2004, he was engaged in teaching activity. Professor of the Rostov branch of the St. Petersburg University of culture and arts, released two actors rate.
Nikolai Sorokin has worked at the Rostov theatre of drama about forty years. As an actor has created a lot of different images, as a director staged many performances in his native Rostov theatre, also worked abroad.

Nikolai Sorokin has died after a long illness on March 26, 2013.

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